An indicator is something the patient feels and explains while a clue is something that others like doctor or friends see in the patient. For example, drowsiness could be an indicator, but enlarged pupils are clues.
Substance reliance - when a man is dependent on a substance, for example, a medication, liquor or nicotine, they are not ready to control the utilization of that substance. He/she continues to use it, despite the fact that it may be harmful (the person may or may not be aware of the possible risk).
Drug addiction can lead to strong cravings. The person addicted may be willing to stop taking it, but they are not able on their own.
The clues and indicators that someone is addicted differ from one person to the other, depend on the drug, the genes of the individual and status in life.
Some signs and symptoms of abuse could be:
Those who are addicted to alcohol and drugs on a technical manner may be exposed to the aforementioned dangers, but the severe urge to consume drugs and the withdrawal symptoms witnessed by an addict may not be present.